APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR COMMUNITY SAFETY FUND

Member for Lismore Thomas George is calling on the local community to develop their innovative ideas to reduce crime and stamp out anti-social behaviour by applying for access to the NSW Government’s Community Safety Fund.

The Community Safety Fund will invest in individual grants for non-government or not-for-profit organisations, community groups, chambers of commerce and businesses to implement community safety and crime prevention initiatives throughout the state.

Mr George said the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government is committed to making NSW a safer place to live.

“This $10 million investment enhances the efforts of the NSW Government to push down crime and the fear of crime and I encourage our local community to suggest additional crime fighting initiatives,” Mr George said.

“I want everyone to feel safe and proud of our local community and this funding allows unique solutions to be implemented.

“This funding is an extension of the NSW Government’s efforts to fight crime and I urge community organisations to apply – we need to work together to address anti-social behaviour,” Mr George said.

“The NSW Government is proud to support local organisations in developing new and targeted projects to help people feel safe and proud of their community.”

The Community Safety Fund will support projects that:

For further information on the NSW Government’s Community Safety Fund and to apply please visit: www.crimeprevention.nsw.gov.au.

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577